Ellen Heimpel, Author at Redbrick | University of Birmingham
Ellen Heimpel

Hira Protein Can Stop The Development Of Viruses

Sci & Tech online editor Ellen Heimpel reports on the discovery that Hira proteins found in our cells can be used to combat viruses, and the potential uses of this in future medicine.

Posted on 2nd July 2018

Kidney Donors Swap Their Kidneys For Transplant Vouchers

Sci & Tech online editor Ellen Heimpel reports on the new kidney voucher scheme initiated by Howard Boardman allowing kidney donors to donate now in return for a loved one being given priority for a donation later

Posted on 29th June 2018

Sodium Valproate: Why weren’t women warned?

Sci & Tech online editor Ellen Heimpel reports on the negative side effects of sodium valproate on pregnancies and evaluates why women weren't warned

Posted on 27th June 2018

Creature Feature: The Sharp-Ribbed Salamander

Ellen Heimpel reports on the harmless looking sharp ribbed salamander and the secret weapon it uses to protect itself from attack

Posted on 2nd June 2018